New Me

October 30, 2011
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The water is clear, like my tears.
I look into the lake, thinking about him.
I have planted a thought about him in my mind that says "You would be perfect for him!"
We match, we'd be perfect.
But obviously he doesn't think like I do.

I heard rumors about him liking another girl.
Two weeks later they're dating.
I'm stuck in a love triangle, fighting my best to get out.
But I'm stuck.

My friends told me that they are many other guys out there, just waiting to be picked.
But i can't take my eyes off him, even though it hurts.

Every time I see him, my heart aches.
I can't stop it; it's there no matter where I go.
Even though he knows I like him, I kept trying.

Less than a month later, she breaks up with him.
I wish then that I wouldn't have wasted my time on him, because I now know that he is way different than I expected.

I have no choice but to move on, and find someone else.
That has made me a different person and I think I like this new me.

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Jan. 9, 2012 at 9:08 am
i like your poem it reminds me of myself and Paramore - Misery Business at the same time
mariaharmony said...
Nov. 22, 2011 at 5:28 pm
Emily!! I didn't know you were on Teen Ink!! Thats awesome :) Good job at writing this poem by the way! :)
Emilyourstruly replied...
Dec. 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm
thanks. i have looked at some of your pictures and there great!!!
mariaharmony replied...
Dec. 31, 2011 at 7:11 am
Thanks :)))
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